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IndiaOct 6, 2019, 11:14 AM IST
Abhinandan Varthaman's 51 Squadron to be awarded unit citation
Air chief marshal RKS Bhadauria will award Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s 51 Squadron with unit citation for shooting down Pakistan’s F-16 days after the Pulwama attack. The award is slated to be received by commanding officer Group Captain Satish Pawar on October 8.
IndiaAug 22, 2019, 9:00 AM IST
IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman begins flying MiG 21 again
Months after the combat against Pakistan’s F-16 and landing on the side of Pakistan with several injuries, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has now begun flying the MiG 21 jet once again
IndiaAug 14, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Nation’s pride: Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pakistan's F-16, to get Vir Chakra on Independence Day
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be honoured with Vir Chakra on August 15, for his valour and brave fight against the Pakistani forces. He shot down a Pakistan F-16 near the Line of Control and was brought back to India via the Wagah border
IndiaMay 14, 2019, 9:38 AM IST
Why IAF may not consider Lockheed Martin's only-for-India F-21 jet deal
The Defence giant Lockheed Martin is trying to make this deal sound interesting for India, but it still has to face a stiff competition from other manufacturers based out of the US, Europe and Russia who are also pitching their latest fighter jet for this mega-deal
SecurityApr 8, 2019, 7:42 PM IST
This is how Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman brought down Pakistan’s F-16
The “irrefutable proof” by IAF consists of AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) radar images proving that the Pakistani aircraft was indeed shot down by Abhinandan’s MiG 21 Bison before his own aircraft went down in PoK area.
IndiaApr 6, 2019, 6:34 PM IST
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The Election Commission officials towed a lawyer's car in Udupi as he had a 'Chowkidar Sher Hai' poster on his car. The officials urged the lawyer to remove the sticker as it is against the Model Code of Conduct. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, took to Twitter on Saturday to wish everyone on Nauroz while sharing a traditional thali that her mother, Sonia Gandhi, the former president of the Congress, made for her. But there was a problem. And that is, today is not Nauroz. It is Navreh! Watch MyNation in 100 seconds.
SecurityApr 6, 2019, 1:05 PM IST
India busts US magazine's fake news on Pakistani F-16s with clinching proof
The US defence department on Friday said it was 'not aware' of any investigation that was conducted after India's Balakot air strikes to ascertain if Pakistan had lost an F-16 in the aerial dogfight on February 27
IndiaApr 2, 2019, 3:55 PM IST
Albania's MiG jets interest only museums, India still finds 'flying coffins' battle-worthy
MiG 21s have proved their mettle several times in the past, but the public image this vintage jet has maintained in India is definitely discouraging. Notwithstanding the recent F-16 kill, MiGs have been crashing frequently.
PoliticsMar 29, 2019, 6:11 PM IST
Modi slams opposition for showing more faith in Imran Khan than own PM
PM Modi said that when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman shot down a Pakistani F-16, while flying a MiG-21 Bison, following India's Balakot air strikes, all political parties of the country should have spoken as one and hailed the achievement. However, the opposition kept harping on when Abhinandan would return.
SecurityMar 27, 2019, 7:40 PM IST
JF-17 used to shoot down Indian aircraft, claims Pakistan military, defying facts, logic
Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that the Indian jets violated the Pakistani airspace on February 26, dropping payloads without inflicting any casualties or damage to infrastructure.
SecurityMar 27, 2019, 4:40 PM IST
Pakistan attempted a Balakot-like air strike on India but failed: Report
The Pakistani Air Force fired 11 H-4 1,000 kg bombs from a 50-km range inside their territory on February 27 which was made at military targets at three locations but failed to hit any of them.
IndiaMar 27, 2019, 9:42 AM IST
Abhinandan Varthaman joins squadron in Srinagar rather than returning to Chennai home
Indian Air Force's official sources said that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman preferred to stay with his squadron in Srinagar than going to his family home in Chennai while on leave
SecurityMar 8, 2019, 8:32 PM IST
Thanks to 'flying coffin' MiGs, India lose more pilots during peacetime than war
MiG-21s have proved their mettle on several occasions, including the recent F-16 kill. However, what gives the MiG the nickname of ‘flying coffin’ is the high number of crashes involving the aircraft and its variants that has led India to lose some of its best pilots.
SecurityMar 7, 2019, 2:34 PM IST
IAF confirms Abhinandan Varthaman shot down Pakistan F-16 with MiG-21 Bison
Top IAF sources confirmed that Varthaman had fired an R-73 missile to take out the F-16 aircraft, however, his jet was also hit by an AMRAAM missile